Stetson Kennedy

Kate Payne via WFSU

2016 is a year when bonds across race, gender, and political party are being testing. But it’s also the 100th anniversary of the birth of a Florida historian, folklorist and social justice activist, who could offer some advice to a society in turmoil. Here's a profile of Stetson Kennedy.

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Wednesday marks the centennial of the birth of Stetson Kennedy, a folklorist, historian and social justice activist. He’s a larger than life figure in Florida history that many have never of.